#3 Huskies Continue Winning Ways With 32-8 Victory at SMSU
Marshall, Minn. – The #3 ranked St. Cloud State University wrestling team (14-1) continued its success in 2010-11 with a 32-8 victory at NSIC rival Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall on Jan. 22.
SCSU’s Dylan Wright opened the night with a 4-2 OT decision over SMSU’s Travis Borchert to give the Huskies a 3-0 lead. At 133-pounds, SCSU’s Westy Hanson gained a 4-1 win over SMSU’s Justin Reinsma to push the score to 6-0.
At 141-pounds, #7 Gabe Suarez added a 14-5 major decision win over SMSU’s Justin Reinsma to make it 10-0. The victories continued at 149-pounds as Jacob R. Horn chalked up a 9-6 winover Kyle Anderson of SMSU.
At 157-pounds, SCSU’s Josh Joriman posted a 10-0 major decision win over SMSU’s Kyle Anderson that gave the Huskies a big 17-0 lead.
SCSU iced the match with forfeit win at 165-pounds by #2 ranked Tad Merritt. In action at 174-pounds, #6 Shamus O’Grady added a 4:23 pin over SMSU’s Billy Fate to make the tally 29-0. The Mustangs’ CD Johnson posted a 15-0 tech fall win over SCSU’s Mic Berg but SCSU charged back at 197-pounds ith a 5-2 win by Luke Munkelwitz over Martin Hagen of SMSU.
In the final bout of the night, SMSU’s Brian Rodas gained a 5-1 decision win over SCSU’s Chris Brassell.
SCSU will return to action on Jan. 27 with a 7 p.m. match at NSIC rival Augustana. The Huskies will return to Halenbeck Hall on Jan. 30 for a 2 p.m. dual against MSU Moorhead. This match has been designated as SCSU Wrestling Alumni Day. Please call the Wrestling Office at 320-308-2996 for all the details on this exciting event. All former SCSU Wrestlers are encourage to attend this match.
St. Cloud State 32, Southwest Minnesota State 8
125: Dylan Wright (SCSU) def. Travis Borchert 4-2 decision OT (SCSU leads 3-0)
133: Westy Hanson (SCSU) def. Justin Reinsma 4-1 decision (SCSU leads 6-0)
141: #7 Gabe Suarez def. Ethan Hildebrandt 14-5 major decision (SCSU leads 10-0)
149: Jacob R. Horn def. Kyle Anderson 9-6 decision (SCSU leads 13-0)
157: Josh Jorniman def. Casey Field 10-0 major decision (SCSU leads 17-0)
165: #2 Tad Merritt by forfeit (SCSU leads 23-0)
174: #6 Shamus O’Grady def. Billy Fate by fall at 4:23 (SCSU leads 29-0)
184: CD Johnson def. #5 Mic Berg by technical fall 15-0 (SCSU leads 29-5)
197: Luke Munkelwitz def. Martin Hagen 5-2 decision (SCSU leads 32-5)
285: Brian Rodas def. Chris Brassell 5-1 decision (SCSU leads 32-8)